IAA SPOTLIGHT: GET TO KNOW – WRECKLESS – LOUISVILLE’S HOTTEST STAR!

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IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What city and state are you from?

WRECKLESS: I was born in Louisville and raised in Brooklyn off and on till I was about 12 years old. I then came back to live in Louisville officially. I was back and forth every other year. My mother is from Louisville, born and raised. She wanted me to be born in Louisville by the doctor at the same hospital that she gave birth to her first child at. My dad wanted me to be raised in New York with my other family members, so that’s how I ended up going back and forth.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What is your music background?

WRECKLESS: Growing up there was always a lot of Biggie, Tupac, and Nas being played. My dad is also a singer and has sung and has done a lot of performances locally. My brother is from Shreveport Louisiana, and is an amazing singer and rapper. He does it for more of a hobby. He has lived there mostly all of his life, so he is really loved there in the music community. Most importantly my music background came from my grandfather Herman Edwards. He was one of the best saxophone players here in Louisville. He was all over the radio and at every night club you could think of performing. If not with his band then he would carry on the show solo by his self. So I owe all of them for my music background.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your songs about?

WRECKLESS: My songs are about life. I want to bring a real raw hardcore reality of what’s really going on out here in this world. I want to speak not only to the youth, but to adults as well because we need change. We have to start in our community. So one of my best ways to bring hope to my community is uplifting them through my music.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What is your favorite song to perform and why?

WRECKLESS: My favorite song to perform is “What’s Going On”. It’s a song I did because of all the killings going on. I really wanted to direct it to everyone and really give them a complete different outlook on what there doing. I want to speak to people who are really hurting. Every time I perform this song you can just see it in the eyes of the people that they’re really listening. The audience takes in everything that I’m saying. I have their attention the whole time. The appreciation and respect I receive from the song really makes me feel good. After performing, I feel like I may have possibly changed someone’s life from destruction. Which is really my main goal with the majority of the songs I release and write. I’ve also performed this record at a few parades in my city.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What has surprised you the most in the pursuit of a career in music?

WRECKLESS: I’m most surprised that I have never giving up and continue to work so hard in this music industry. It has taught me discipline. It has taught me patience, and has made me even more book smart. It’s showed me the snakes and the liars which was really surprising to me because a lot of them pretend to be your friends and business partners. I feel if we are all after one big goal, why not achieve it together. People will just try to use you, run you over so it makes you aggressive and smarter on the business side. I ventured into the music industry at a young age, so I’ve grown up learning everything I could. Just being in it so young, you would be surprised how many will try and play you for a check.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who are your musical influences?

WRECKLESS: 50 Cent, Biggie, Nas, Kendrick Lamar, Michael Jackson, Timberland, Dr Dre, Snoop Dogg, Problem, and many more.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How would you describe your music to people?

WRECKLESS: My music is influential, motivating, soulful, passionate, and fun. My music is truly well rounded. I can come at you from any angle of the music industry. I go off of what I’m feeling and what’s around me. I know there are millions of other people who’s story is similar to mine. So I not only reach out to them, but to the ones who’s life aren’t like mine, so I can bring light and reality of our life to them.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What makes you stand out from other artists?

WRECKLESS: I never give up or give in. I work all day, all night for my dreams and goals. I’m already changing the lives of people through my music. I’m not scared to talked about my real life or what’s going on around me. I don’t do what everyone else is doing using other peoples styles just to make it. It is terrible. I have my own sound, my own style. I am the meaning of dedication, and I prove it every time with hard work and blessings.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What would you like to see changed in today’s music industry?

WRECKLESS: All of the terrible music that’s being played by these DJs. They are giving life to terrible music. I’m not saying any names, but it’s a lot of garbage music that is being played. We need to stop giving non-hardworking artists an outlet when it’s tearing apart our music industry. We need more people like Kendrick Lamar or Wreckless to bring more and more impact to the music industry. Hopefully this will influence these garbage music artists to work hard, perfect their craft, and put out better music.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are some upcoming projects that you are currently working on?

WRECKLESS: I have a mixtape that’s going to be dropping soon called “A Gift & A Curse”, so definitely stay tuned for that. It is my best project so far. I put a lot of hard work and long hours into it. I know it will have a major following.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

WRECKLESS: My career goals is to be signed to a major label and one day to part own that label. I want to own my own record label and work with some of the greats in the music industry. Hopefully, I will be able to branch off while I’m doing my music and do films. I want to lift my organization H.O.P.E off the ground and do a lot of touring. I love to travel and see the world because it helps expand your mind.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How can your fans access your music and contact you?

WRECKLESS: I have my own website you can go to and access all my music video and business. I run all of my account, Facebook, Twitter, IG ,Youtube, Linkedin,Tumblr Blogger, Vemeo. There are plenty of ways for you to stay up to date with me and my music. The website is called ceowreckless.com So please sign up on the website to receive updates about my upcoming projects and events. You can also access my page for features, bookings, performances, and buying my music and many more. Thank you for your attention, it’s Wreckless.

 

 

 

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34 COMMENTS

  1. Yoga Big Homie Reckless is turn up the things you don’t really need to bump him on B 96.5 all the time wReckless to put the whole city on

  2. Yo the Big Homie wReckless is turn up the things you don’t really need to bump him on B 96.5 all the time wReckless to put the whole city on

  3. Baby brother you are doing your thing and I’m proud of you!!! Your day is coming soon you have work continuously blood sweat and tears and it’s all going to pay off! Can’t wait till we riding up the streets and hear your music playing in someone’s car and that moment we both look at each other like B that’s you on the radio lol I see it I got visions of it lol LOVE U!!!stay focused

  4. Wreckless, you are a rising star man. You are the future of the business and your words are moving man. Keep it up and you will make a change in the world! I can’t wait to hear more.

  5. Glad to see Wreckless getting the recognition he deserves.. definitely a hard working individual.. as well as artist. I know first hand from working with him day and night, he’s not only good at what he does but he truly loves making music..which is while me and him have such great chemistry on a song.. he’s became a Modern Day Hippie and I’ve become a Money Hungry Monsta.. we’ve done so many songs together that we became part of each other’s movement… and I support the message he sends throught his music.. he can.. and he will make a name and a change in the game.

    Peace

    Realzy Real
    Modern Day Hippies

  6. Yo tune in to the fam asap people. I wish more people put in the passion (keyword PASSION) and the hard work that the homie does into his music. That is what needs to change in this industry for real. This man will succeed even if takes 10 years so people follow him now and say you been down since DAY 1! Keep doing you big bruh, see you at the top! ?

  7. I’ve known this guy for a minute and everything he says about dedication is so true only a few people work anywhere near him so the recognition is much deserve! And also his mind well ahead of his time both musically and business and he’s the young guy! He’s been here through my progression and has served as a great mentor in music and life! So as he just told me WE going make and the fact you made it WE is the reason YOU deserve it! So keep it up and I got ya back forever!!

    Love

    Tone.Blow
    Modern Day Hippies

  8. One of the hardest working, and most determined artists I’ve ever witnessed, and I’m glad I’ve had the pleasure of working with him. This is just the beginning, his grind is relentless and his vision is finally coming to light! Proud of my homie Wreck! ?

  9. Anyone can see your about to blow up , and if they don’t see it they hating on you or sleeping on you . 2016 gonna be your year keep trusting in God boo !

  10. Your ambition is outta this world I learn a lot from u and your music don’t feel I really got to know you till I listened to your music gave me so much insight to ur life your incredible

  11. #Wreckless been going in for years, been down since day1, I can say one of the hardest workers I’d met an work with #MHM 4lyfe #CamBiino

  12. I’m proud of you my brotha, keep up the hard work . For those of you who don’t know wreckless, get too because I believe we all can take a page outta his book and learn a lot from em. ?

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